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Spectacular Discovery Of Ancient Tombs Beneath Maya Pyramids Can Unravel The Mystery of The Snake Kings
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 4 days ago -
It has already been called a finding that could rewrite ancient Maya history. A quite spectacular discovery of two untouched ancient tombs found beneath Maya pyramids can unravel the mystery of Snake Kings
Early Cats Traveled With Vikings And Farmers
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, archaeology, discovery )

- 28 days ago -
The early origins of domesticated cats are shrouded in mystery, but a new genetic analysis suggests that felines traveled the world with farmers and Vikings
FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected By White House Report
Science & Tech  (tags: FBI, DOJ, forensics, research, "junk science", scientific validity and reliability )

- 29 days ago -
Report concludes that common, pattern-matching forensic disciplines -- bite mark analysis, fingerprint and firearm comparison, shoe tread analysis, and complex DNA mixture analysis -- need additional support to be deemed valid and reliable.
Ring-Shaped Geoglyphs Found Near Ancient Town in Peru
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 28 days ago -
Dozens of circular geoglyphs, some comprising several intertwined rings, have been identified and mapped near the ancient Peruvian town of Quilcapampa, revealing that these earthen designs were created near ancient pathways used for trade
Curious Bronze Age Settlement With Mysterious Postholes Discovered In Norfolk
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 28 days ago -
The entire settlement dates between 1,500 to 1,200 BC and measures 246 foot by 164 foot. It includes between 8 and 10 structures or roundhouses. What is odd is that the buildings are separated by a number of postholes instead of ditches...
Mysterious 6,000-Year-Old Fort In Jordan: Why Did An Advanced Civilization Settle In Remote Desert?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 14 days ago -
A mysterious 6,000-year-old fort in Jordan puzzles scientists. Its existence raises a number of intriguing questions such as for example âEUR" why did inhabitants decide to settle in remote desert
French Billionaire Clashes With Rural California Town Over Water Rights
Science & Tech  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, Sustainabililty, California, CA, water rights )

- 16 days ago -
"...that insists the townâEUR(TM)s water is better served if it is bottled and exported to Japan."
Barack Obama, Neural Nets, Self-Driving Cars, and the Future of the World (Videos & Transcript)
Science & Tech  (tags: WIRED, Scott Dadich, Barack Obama, Joi Ito, MIT, Artificial Intelligence )

- 8 days ago -
Scott Dadich sat down with Obama and Joi Ito of MIT, in the White House, to sort through the hope, the hype, and the fear around AI.
Anundshog Burial Mound: One Of Swedens Richest And Largest Sacred Ancient Sites
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 13 days ago -
Anundshog, located near Vasteras in Vastmanland, Sweden, contains 12 mounds, 10 stone circles, 14 standing stones and one, very impressive rune stone. There are also are five stone ships of various sizes; the largest of them...
Dog's Tooth Leads to Discovery of Earliest Known Journey in UK History
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 14 days ago -
Archaeologists have discovered evidence of what they believe is the earliest known journey in British history: a 250-mile trip from York to Wiltshire made 7,000 years ago by a Mesolithic hunter-gatherer and his dog.
Unique Karelian Rock Carvings Display Stunning Special Light Effects Just Like A Prehistoric Cinema
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 20 days ago -
At first glance the Karelian rock carvings do not appear to be different from other carvings around the world. However, these petroglyphs are considered some of the most complex and expressive examples of rock art in northern Europe
These Students Just Designed and Built Gaza's Very First Solar Car   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, concept, design, energy, environment, renewable, solar, vehicle, Gaza, Palestine, Jamal Al Miqaty, Khalid Al Bardawil, prototype )

- 9 days ago -
Inspired in the permanent shortage of electricity and diesel, the two students have used their knowledge to create a functioning prototype. Renewable sources, particularly solar energy, could pave the way to energy independence in Palestine.
The Burnt City And Its Mysterious Prehistoric Inhabitants
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 15 days ago -
A true mystery surrounds the Burnt City located in the southeast province of Sistan and Baluchistan, bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan and spanning over a 300,000 hectare area....
How Cave Art and Ancient DNA May Have Uncovered the 'Higgs Bison'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 3 days ago -
The origin of the European bison has long puzzled scientists. But new research suggests the living bovid actually is the result of two extinct animals, the steppe bison and the aurochs cattle ancestors, mating some 120,000 years ago...
Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, discovery, CO2 converted to ethanol, nanotechnology, waste to fuel technology )

- 3 days ago -
The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.

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